Moving Forward, Conclusion: Keep Seeking!

What will keep you ‘Moving Forward’, spiritually? What will actually lead you to ‘Full Life’ in Jesus Christ? After all, if all we do is start, but we don’t continue, that’s a failure! In this blog series, we’ve talked about ‘Moving Forward’ by getting rid of the garbage in our lives, and we’ve talked aboutContinue reading “Moving Forward, Conclusion: Keep Seeking!”

Moving Forward, Part 2: The Good Stuff

“Let us throw aside every weight, and the sin that so easily entangles us, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus…” (Hebrews 12:1-2). In yesterday’s blog, we considered how the principles in that verse apply to our Physical, Financial, and Vocational health. (Go here toContinue reading “Moving Forward, Part 2: The Good Stuff”

Moving Forward, Part 1: Throwing Out the Garbage

Many times in our lives we find ourselves ‘stuck’. We want to Move Forward in a particular area, but find that we are not able to. For you, it may be a weight-loss goal…for others,  it’s financial progress…for some, it may be a vocational or educational milestone you’re trying to reach. All of us, atContinue reading “Moving Forward, Part 1: Throwing Out the Garbage”

Continuing the Fight…for what is right!

The above clip, from Remember The Titans (GREAT movie about MUCH more than football), challenges the athletes at TC Williams High School in Virginia to ‘take a lesson from the dead’, and to conquer the battle with prejudice within…a battle that many gave their lives in during the battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War.Continue reading “Continuing the Fight…for what is right!”

Work It Out!

“So work out your salvation…” We know that ‘salvation’–that new life that God has given us, through faith in Jesus Christ–is only By His Grace (Ephesians 2:8-10, John 3:1-17)…so what, exactly, does it mean to ‘work it out’? Depending on the version of the Bible you’re reading, the Scriptures say it this way: “Work hardContinue reading “Work It Out!”

Remind Me, Father…

Heavenly Father, Remind me… That my future is in Your hands… That my significance comes from You… That You know the best plans for my best life… That I need not fear… That my finances are not my security… That my job is not my identity… That my calling comes from You… That You loveContinue reading “Remind Me, Father…”

Why’d You Choose THEM?

I’ve been reading through Genesis this summer. I really enjoy the story of God’s creation, His selection of Abraham, to make into a nation that would bless the entire world (through the person of Jesus). I enjoy reading how The Lord worked with the people…but I am often left asking, ‘God, why in the worldContinue reading “Why’d You Choose THEM?”